IC 405 the Flaming Star nebula | steve coates

Photographer
steve coates
Email
stevencoates_pa@cox.net
Location of photo
Ocala, Florida
Date/Time of photo
Imaged December 19, 2012, January 9 and January 10, 2013
Equipment
Orion 80mm EON Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG QSI 683ws Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II 7nm Baader Ha filter
Description
IC 405 the Flaming Star nebula is an emission and a reflection nebula located in the constellation of Auriga about 1,500 light years away. The central blue region is from light reflecting off of dust granules from the nearby star AE Auriga. Imaged December 19, 2012, January 9 and January 10, 2013 from Ocala, Florida. RGB data: 6 minute exposure (each channel) stacked in DSS for a total of 3 hours Ha data: 15minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 4 hours.
Website
http://coatesastrophotography.com/p840667703/h51effdd0#h51effdd0